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23 reviewed resources for hudson's bay company

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The Relationships and Cultural Exchanges Between Native Americans and the Hudson's Bay Company at Fort Vancouver

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students are introduced to the geography of the Columbia River basin and its history. Using the internet, they research the relationships between the Native Americans and the Hudson Bay Company. They also discuss the effects on the...
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Exploring the Hudson in 1609

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
While this lesson focuses on a study of the Hudson River, it could be used as a template for a discussion of map skills, converting measurements, and plotting a route. The lesson includes vocabulary and other resources to make it a...
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Renewing a Contract with HBC

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students are invited to use the ECO Exploration, the Fur Trade and Hudson's Bay Company, as well as other sources identified, to complete a table (see Student Handout) of words and phrases that describe the duties, responsibilities and...
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Essay/WebQuest Ideas

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars use the ECO Exploration, the Fur Trade and Hudson's Bay Company, the ECO database, as well as other sources identified to complete a report or essay on some aspect of Hudson's Bay Company and life in what would one day...
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Conquests of Land and People in the Pacific Northwest by the Fur Trade

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine how the Hudson's Bay Company dominated trade in the Pacific Northwest and compare and contrast how the Hudson's Bay Co. conducted business with competitors, suppliers, and customers to the prominent American fur trade...
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Report/Presentation Ideas

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students use the ECO Exploration, the Fur Trade and Hudson's Bay Company, the ECO database, as well as other sources identified to develop a report or presentation on some aspect of Hudson's Bay Company and life in what would one day...
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Ft. Vancouver Fur Trade: a Skin for a Skin

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine political presence of Hudson's Bay Company, explore economic impact of European demand for beaver pelts and the fur trapping trade, and practice counting in Chinook Jargon.
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The Kanaka Village at Fort Vancouver: Crossroads of the Columbia River

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the interaction between Native American and European cultures in the Pacific Northwest in the 1800s. They focus their study on the Hudson's Bay Company and Fort Vancouver.
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Building a Trading Post: How to Choose a Site

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners brainstorm what kinds considerations might have to be made when building a trading post. They create an artistic representation of what their trading post would look like (two- or three- dimensional).
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True Settlers of the Pacific Northwest: Who was there with Dr. John Mcloughlin?

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students discover who was present when the city of Vancouver was founded. Using the internet, they research the various cultures of the area and which were present at the Hudson Bay Company. They discuss each person's role in how the...
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Canadian History: The Seven Oaks Incident

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine primary source documents about the Seven Oaks Incident and consider the different perspectives written about it. They present their findings to the class orally or by creating posters.
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Factors Contributing To the U.S. Dominance of the Pacific Northwest

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students examine the painting Columbia by John Gast. They discuss the concept of Manifest Destiny and the role of different groups (miners, missionaries, fur trappers, farmers, etc.) in the Americanization of the West. In groups, they...
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Multiple Perspectives: Newspaper Stories and Editorials

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Newspapers are the perfect medium through which to explore different perspectives in informational text. After researching the fur trade and resultant colonization, groups write a newspaper, including an editorial page, selecting one of...
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The British Empire – Where the Sun Never Set

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students read an article on the British Empire.  In this ESL lesson, students explore the British Empire from the 1600's, then work in small groups to complete several activities that reinforce the information learned in the reading. 
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Be It Resolved: A lesson In Debating

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine debating procedures. In teams, students research the effects of European-Aboriginal interaction. Students collect, analyze and interpret information to support their side of the debate.
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Ft. Vancouver the Fur Trade: A Skin for a Skin

For Teachers K - 4th
Students study Fort Vancouver. They discuss trading and what is meant by "a skin for a skin." They complete math story problems that represent possible trading scenarios. They explore the Chinook Jargon trade language.
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Spy Mission: The Trouble at Red River

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study the history of Immigration in Canada.  In this World History activity, 8th graders write a report advising individuals on the routes that they should take.  Students watch a video on immigration and complete a...
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Who are the Women of the Pacific North West: 1830-1870?

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students view a picture from the Vancouver National Historic Reserve and discuss the people in the picture. They locate Cromwell's Map and discuss the villages located close to Fort Vancouver. Students read information regarding the role...
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Red River Spy Mission

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders analyze causes of the Red River Rebellion. For this Canadian history lesson, 8th graders consider the differing points of view of the groups involved in this rebellion. Students research Louis Riel and Sir John MacDonald.
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Fur Trade Economics

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students demonstrate understanding of what the fur trade was and how it was operated, including the bartering process, by participating in a mock trade activity and assessing the value of items based on their needs and wants.
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Canadian History

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students conduct research on the history of early Canada. They create timelines of important dates, write biographies of Canadian explorers, consider the importance of geography and religion in Canada's settlement and examine both...
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Classification and Identification

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students, after exploring and analyzing diagrammatic and taxonomic keys and their association to marine sciences, identify and classify objects and organisms based on visual attributes/characteristics. They research and create their own...
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Changing Landscape at the Fort Vancouver Reserve

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the international background and consequences of The Louisiana Purchase, The War of 1812, and The Monroe Doctrine. The lesson helps to improve critical thinking skills about American History.